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Arts

HIR302

Enrolment
Unit Code
Unit Title
HIR301 Great Power Foreign Policies
(Not Offered 2013)
HIR302 International Security
HIR303 International Relations of Asia
HIR304 Order, Violence and Justice
HIR305 Australian Foreign Policy
HIR306 Espionage, Terror and Global Disorder
(Not Offered 2013)
HIR307 Global Political Economy
(Not Offered 2013)
HIR308 International Cooperation
HIR309 Third World Development Politics
HIR310 Global Environmental Governance
(Not Offered 2013)
HIR311 Approaches to International Relations
HPP301 Understanding Governance
HPP302 Understanding Public Policy
HPP305 Business-Government Relations
(Not Offered 2013)
HPP306 Green Politics, Parties and Governance
HPP308 Sustainable Community Governance
(Not Offered 2013)
HPP309 Political Activism and Community Engagement
(Not Offered 2013)
HPP310 Media and Politics
(Not Offered 2013)
HPP311 Social Policy in Welfare States
HPP312 Australian Environmental Politics and Policy
(Not Offered 2013)
HPP313 Landmarks in Political Science
HPP314 Antarctic and Oceans Policy
HPP315 American Politics
HPP316 Parliamentary Internship
HPP317 Public Sector Internship
HPP318 Special Topic in Politics and International Relations
HPP320 Women, Politics and Power
HPP321 Sex. Drugs and Toxic Waste: The Politics of Risk and Regulation
HSD711 Research Thesis B
HSP300 Special Topic in Policing
HSP314 Policing Practices
HSP322 Contemporary Social Issues and 'At Risk' Populations B
HSP323 Social Conflict Resolution C
HSP325 Social Research in Professional Practice A
HSP326 Social Research in Professional Practice B
HSP327 Social Research in Professional Practice C
HSP332 Contemporary Social Issues and 'At Risk' Populations B
HSP333 Social Conflict Resolution C

2013 HIR302 International Security

Unit Level: Advanced

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HIR202

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HIR302 H
Distance(H,L,W,I,N)

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 2 H Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 H On Campus 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 I Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 L Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 N Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 W Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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DESCRIPTION
This unit is concerned with international security, primarily from a 'traditional' vantage point (which relates to the study of war, arms control, conflict management and a range of associated 'inter-national' issues). It examines the nexus between theory and practice in international conflict and utilises a range of contentious contemporary security issues as case studies. The unit covers key issues relating to the history and future of conflict, and will examine the relationships between conflict and territory, conflict and interdependence, and conflict and culture. In particular we will focus on the Cold War, the move from bipolarity to a unipolar international system, and the notion that conflict is increasingly being conditioned by processes of globalisation. The unit also looks at a set of specific strategic problems: US grand strategy, ballistic missile defences, weapons of mass destruction (WMDs), terrorism, the future of alliances (especially the NATO alliance) and the security challenges posed by infectious diseases. Each of those topics offers an opportunity to look in greater detail at a particular key issue. The unit then turns to Asia, and examines the complex mosaic of Asia-Pacific security, nuclear deterrence in South Asia and the Korean Peninsula, and China's military modernisation program. We finish with lectures on Australian security in the new century.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 200 level: 2,000-word essay (40%), 1,000-word tutorial paper/presentation and participation (20%), 2-hr end-of-sem exam (40%)
300 level: 2,500-word essay (40%), 1,000-word tutorial paper/presentation and participation (20%), 2-hr end-of-sem exam (40%)

TEACHING PATTERN: Int: 2-hr lecture weekly, 1 tutorial fortnightly;
Dist. Ed: web-based delivery of 13 lectures, 1 online tutorial discussion fortnightly

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web supported - H
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
   Fully online - I,N,L,W
This unit is taught entirely online
   Resource supported teaching & learning - H,I,N,L,W
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
About Flexible Study Options

REQUISITE INFO
M.Excl HIR202 HSR200/300
Prereq 2 Introductory HSG units or HIR101

TEXTS
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)

STAFF: Dr Matthew Sussex (Coordinator)

FEES
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KEY

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.



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